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Harriet Monroe, ed. (1860–1936).  Poetry: A Magazine of Verse.  1912–22.
 
The Bison
By Padraic Colum
 
HOW great a front is thine—
A lake of majesty!
Assyria knew the sign:
The god-incarnate King.
 
A lake of majesty!        5
The lion’s drowns in it:
And thy placidity—
A moon within that lake!
 
As if thou still dost own
A world, thou takest breath:        10
Earth-shape, and strength of stone,
A Titan-sultan’s child.
 
 
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